15th August 2014
Sir Cliff Richard attacks ‘completely false’ sex abuse claims 68
1:10 PM — Sir Cliff Richard has attacked "completely false" allegations that he sexually abused a boy at an evangelical rally.
Professor Green axes collaboration with James Arthur over homophobic lyrics row 17
11:13 AM — Rapper Professor Green has cancelled a planned collaboration with James Arthur, joking that the star "imploded" following rows over homophobic lyrics.
14th August 2014
Video: Lady Gaga reads thank you letter from lesbian fan 3
5:36 PM — Lady Gaga took time out of her Vancouver show this week to read a letter given to her by a lesbian fan.
Spectator columnist on Dusty Springfield: ‘You can always spot a lesbian by her big thrusting chin’ 34
5:00 PM — A columnist for The Spectator has made a string of homophobic remarks about the late Dusty Springfield, also mocking Clare Balding and Ellen DeGeneres for their “Desperate Dan” jaw bones.
Kanye West’s former DJ makes homophobic remarks 17
12:52 PM — Kanye West’s former DJ has made a series of homophobic remarks on Twitter.
Elton John: Kate Bush saved my life and I need to tell her that 13
11:58 AM — Sir Elton John says Kate Bush helped "save" his life.
Christian rock star Vicky Beeching comes out as gay: ‘God loves me just the way I am’ 48
12:50 AM — Christian rock star Vicky Beeching has come out as gay, discussed her evangelical upbringing and struggles with her sexuality.
13th August 2014
Ariana Grande: My ex-boyfriend cheated on me with a man 2
1:33 PM — Singer Ariana Grande has revealed that her ex-boyfriend cheated on her with another man.
‘Burn all the gays’ rapper denied UK visa over homophobic stance 38
12:41 PM — Adamantly homophobic Ugandan rapper Bobi Wine has been denied entry to the UK to perform at two venues, over complaints that his songs included violently homophobic lyrics.
11th August 2014
Sam Smith ‘in talks’ to record next Bond theme 3
6:44 PM — Recently out singer Sam Smith is in talks to produce the next James Bond theme song.
Freddie Mercury biopic stalled over script problems? 1
11:11 AM — Production of a planned Freddie Mercury biopic has reportedly stalled over script problems.
7th August 2014
Union J pulls out of Pride Cymru 6
5:31 PM — Boyband Union J have pulled out of performing at Pride Cymru, organisers say. The group were due to attend the LGBT festival in Cardiff this month. Instead they will appear on the National Lottery television show on the same evening. Britain’s Got Talent winners Collabro and up-and-coming girl group Stooshe will replace the X-factor boy band […]
6th August 2014
Eurovision 2015 confirmed for Vienna after Conchita Wurst win 3
6:13 PM — Next year's Eurovision Song Contest will be held in Vienna, it has been confirmed.
Trans star Dana International: Europeans should ‘shut their mouths’ about Gaza 230
10:35 AM — Dana International, the first trans singer to win the Eurovision Song Contest, has said that Europeans should "shut their mouths" about the Gaza conflict.
5th August 2014
Sinitta: If Simon Cowell is gay, someone forgot to tell his penis 9
6:15 PM — Sinitta has joked about gay rumours surrounding her ex-lover Simon Cowell.
4th August 2014
Adam Lambert: Being out and singing with Queen could open people’s minds
6:46 PM — Queen singer Adam Lambert has praised the band's fans for accepting his sexuality.
Joss Stone praises Vienna store that bans ‘homophobes, racists, and assholes’ 8
5:29 PM — Joss Stone has voiced her approval for a store in Austria that bans anyone who is "racist, sexist, homophobic or an asshole".
3rd August 2014
Listen: 16-year-old hits back over Westboro Baptist Church’s Panic! at the Disco parody 7
4:29 PM — A 16-year-old Panic! at the Disco fan has hit back at the Westboro Baptist Church for recoding a homophobic cover of one of the band's songs, by creating her own parody.
30th July 2014
‘Burn all the gays’ rapper axed from UK venues over homophobia 144
11:28 AM — An extreme anti-gay Ugandan rapper, who called for all gay people to be burned, has been axed from a performance in Birmingham over his homophobic outbursts.
29th July 2014
Russia to revive Soviet Eurovision alternative to protest gay ‘madness’ of Conchita win 43
11:42 AM — Russia is set to revive a Soviet version of Eurovision, following the fact that bearded drag queen Conchita Wurst, won the competition this year.